United Services Union - Administration & Finance Manager

USU - Administration and Finance Manager - Sydney Office

  • Full-time, permanent role, working a 9-day fortnight
  • Access to contemporary tools of trade
  • Access to private use of motor vehicle
  • Salary range: $106,522 - $144,567 gross per annum

The United Services Union represents local government, energy, airline, clerical and administrative employees throughout NSW, protecting and furthering their rights.

Primary Purpose
This position is accountable for actively contributing to the leadership, decision-making and management of the Union, and for controlling and delivering the functions of the Administration and Finance Division efficiently and effectively to ensure quality outcomes for members.

This position is also accountable for upholding and applying the principles of Trade Unionism.

Indicative Functions

  • Finance
  • Records Management
  • Asset Management
  • Information Technology
  • Policy governance
  • Procurement
  • Riverside Motel & Caravan Park
  • Administration

Ensure the indicative functions assigned to the Division comply with relevant legislation and regulation and are delivered in accordance with adopted strategies and plans, realising quality outcomes for members. This will be achieved by:

  • Providing oversight of the organisation’s financial functions and processes, including but not limited to budget preparation, monitoring and reporting, investment management, financial analysis and compliance.
  • Ensuring the information and communication technologies utilised by the organisation are reliable, fit-for-purpose, and support core operational activities.
  • Providing sound asset management systems, processes and controls.
  • Delivering a records management function that ensures information security.
  • Providing administrative support to other divisions during peak periods or periods of leave.
  • Coordinating the annual policy review cycle.
  • Sourcing, evaluating and procuring external services and/or providers.
  • Delivering the annual and biennial conferences on time, within budget and to a high standard.
  • Supporting call centre operations by efficiently and effectively administering member information.
  • Ensuring the General Secretary, Executive and Management Group has access to accurate information and reports (planned and on-demand), guidance and advice for timely decision-making, risk management and planning activities.
  • Coordinating the management of the Riverside Resort, including but not limited to operations, finance, and service assessment, review and improvement, to ensure quality outcomes for members and guests.
  • Assessing and reviewing the service and support needs of the General Secretary, Executive and Division Managers, ensuring the union best-placed to deliver quality outcomes for members.
  • Managing, supporting, developing and guiding the work and performance of staff reporting directly to this role and through them, the staff of the division.
  • Contributing to the performance of the Union: leading by example, demonstrating professional conduct, making the best use of knowledge, experience and skills, and being accountable for the decisions made.
  • Ensuring employees of the division are held accountable for their WHS responsibilities as outlined in the Union’s policies and procedures, and regularly review WHS performance.

The jobholder is required to undertake any other duties, projects of tasks as directed by the General Secretary, which are within his/her skills, competence and training.

The jobholder is to comply with the Union’s Rules, policies and procedures (as varied from time to time) and undertake training and development where it improves their capability and capacity to undertake the inherent requirements of the position to the standard required by the Union.

Lodging Your Application

For a list of the selection criteria, please visit https://usu.org.au/manager-administration-and-finance/

Your application must include:

  • Covering letter
  • Response to position criteria
  • Resume
  • Name and contact details for two (2) current work-related referees

If you have questions, please contact Human Resource Manager, Clare Dunnicliff on 0478 643645. If you believe your abilities, experience and attitude match the job requirements, submit an application.

Applications close 4pm, Wednesday, 29 May 2019.

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Closing Date

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Closing Time

04:00 PM

Contact Name

Graeme Kelly

Contact Email

Contact Phone

9265 8211

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